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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
Publication Date: January 14, 2022
About This Guide
Available Documentation and Resources
Giving Feedback
Documentation Conventions
1 What Is SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications?
1.1 Software Components
1.2 Software Repository Setup
1.3 Included Services
2 Planning the Installation
2.1 Hardware Requirements
2.2 Downloading the Installation Image
2.3 Offline Migration
2.4 Installation Methods
2.5 Overview of the Installation Workflow
2.6 Required Data for Installing
2.7 Partitioning
3 Installing the Operating System
3.1 Using the Installation Workflow
3.2 Using SLES-SAP Media from the Network
3.3 Using an External AutoYaST Profile
3.4 Converting a SLES Installation to a SLES-SAP Installation
4 Installing SAP Applications
4.1 Products That Can Be Installed Using SAP Installation Wizard
4.2 First Steps
4.3 Using the SAP Installation Wizard
4.4 Continuing an Installation Using an Installation Profile
4.5 Partitioning for an SAP Application Without the SAP Installation Wizard
4.6 Automated Installation of SAP Applications with AutoYaST
5 Setting Up an SAP HANA Cluster
5.1 Prerequisites
5.2 Setup
5.3 Unattended Installation of Cluster Servers
5.4 Using Hawk
6 Setting Up an Installation Server for SAP Media Sets
7 Upgrading a SAP HANA Cluster
7.1 Preparing the Upgrade
7.2 Upgrading your SAP HANA Cluster
7.3 Finishing the Upgrade Task
8 Tuning systems with sapconf5
8.1 Overview of sapconf5
8.2 Verifying sapconf setup
8.3 Enabling and disabling sapconf and viewing its status
8.4 Configuring sapconf5
8.5 Removing sapconf
8.6 Using tuned together with sapconf
8.7 For more information
9 Tuning systems with saptune
9.1 Enabling saptune
9.2 Disabling saptune
9.3 Updating saptune
9.4 Managing SAP Notes
9.5 Managing SAP Solutions
9.6 Verification and troubleshooting
9.7 Staging
9.8 Tuning kernel parameters manually using sysctl
9.9 For more information
10 Firewalling
10.1 Configuring SuSEfirewall2
10.2 Configuring HANA-Firewall
10.3 SAProuter Integration
11 Encrypting Directories Using cryptctl
11.1 Setting Up a cryptctl Server
11.2 Setting Up a cryptctl Client
11.3 Checking Partition Unlock Status Using Server-side Commands
11.4 Unlocking Encrypted Partitions Manually
11.5 Maintenance Downtime Procedure
11.6 For More Information
12 Protecting Against Malware With ClamSAP
12.1 Installing ClamSAP
12.2 Creating a Virus Scanner Group in SAP NetWeaver
12.3 Setting Up the ClamSAP Library in SAP NetWeaver
12.4 Engaging ClamSAP
12.5 For More Information
13 Connecting via RDP
14 Creating Operating System Images
14.1 Creating Images with KIWI
14.2 Cleaning Up an Instance Before Using It as a Master Image
15 Important Log Files
A Additional Software for SLES-SAP
A.1 Identifying a Base Product for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications
A.2 SUSE Connect Program
A.3 PackageHub
B Partitioning for the SAP System Using AutoYaST
C Supplementary Media
C.1 product.xml
C.2 Own AutoYaST Ask Dialogs
C.3 Installing Additional Packages
C.4 Example Directory for Supplementary Media
D Documentation Updates
D.1 August 2020—SLES-SAP 12 SP4 Maintenance Release
D.2 May 06, 2019—SLES-SAP 12 SP4 FCS Documentation Release
D.3 October 25, 2018—SLES-SAP 12 SP4 FCS Documentation Release
D.4 October 25, 2018—SLES-SAP 12 SP4 Initial Documentation Release
D.5 April 25, 2018—SLES-SAP 12 SP3 Documentation Update
D.6 November 1, 2017—SLES-SAP 12 SP3 Documentation Update
D.7 September 7, 2017—SLES-SAP 12 SP3 FCS
D.8 May 10, 2017—SLES-SAP 12 SP2 Documentation Update
D.9 December 07, 2016—SLES-SAP 12 SP2 Documentation Update
D.10 November 07, 2016—SLES-SAP 12 SP2 FCS
D.11 March 23, 2016
D.12 February 29, 2016
D.13 February 15, 2016
D.14 May 29, 2015
D.15 April 29, 2015
D.16 October 28, 2013
E GNU Licenses
E.1 GNU Free Documentation License
List of Examples
8.1 Checking parameters

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